Kanawha County, WV has a population of 189,636 people with a median age of 42.9 and a median household income of $46,528. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Kanawha County, WV declined from 190,781 to 189,636, a 0.6% decrease and its median household income grew from $45,882 to $46,528, a 1.41% increase.
The population of Kanawha County, WV is 87.9% White, 5.17% Black, and 4.53% Two+. 2.16% of the people in Kanawha County, WV speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Kanawha County, WV are BridgeValley Community & Technical College, with 574 graduates, University of Charleston, with 448 graduates, and West Virginia State University, with 444 graduates.
The median property value in Kanawha County, WV is $107,100, and the homeownership rate is 69.1%. Most people in Kanawha County, WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Kanawha County, WV is 2 cars per household.
Kanawha County, WV is the 1st most populated county in West Virginia and borders Boone County, WV; Clay County, WV; Fayette County, WV; Jackson County, WV; Lincoln County, WV; Nicholas County, WV; Putnam County, WV; Raleigh County, WV; Roane County, WV& 4 more.